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LinkedIn Basics: Don't Be a Fake.

I simply love LinkedIn. In my opinion, it's the most powerful professional platform students can use in their favor. I tend to my LinkedIn profile on a daily basis (I highly recommend making this a habit so you can connect with forensic professionals and connect with other students who share...

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What is Forensic Pathology?

What is Forensic Pathology? Here's a breakdown of forensic pathology and the differences between general pathologists and forensic pathologists--a question I'm often asked. Forensic pathology is a specialized branch of medicine that applies the art and science of medicine to...

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What is a Criminalist?

Here's a question I receive often---- What is a Criminalist and what does a Criminalist do? Criminalists analyze, compare, identify, and interpret physical evidence, such a body fluids, DNA, fingerprint enhancements, tool marks, foot prints, shoe impressions, hair, glass, paint, and soil...

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JonBenet Case--Will New Evidence Solve This Case?

The JonBenet Case: Will New Evidence Finally Solve Her Murder? These past few weeks, the JonBenet Ramsey murder is once again in the headlines especially since her death occurred 20 years ago this month. This time her death is not the primary focus; it's the new evidence that has been...

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Where are the Forensic Jobs?

Where are the forensic jobs? I get lots of questions about forensic science and the starting of a forensic career, specifically where to find forensic job. There was a recent study that may answer why some students have no problem finding a forensic job vs. others who are finding forensic jobs a...

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Bitemark Evidence. Outdated Forensic Science?

Why is forensic bitemark identification likely to be abolished as a form of trial evidence? The public holds exaggerated views of the quality of the scientific foundations of a surprising number of forensics sciences, as well as of the courts’ scrutiny of that evidence. The most significant of...

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Job vs. Career. Which one do you want?

Do you want a job or do you want a career? Is there a difference? YES! This difference usually has to do with YOUR attitude toward your current work duties. When you think of your career, what comes to mind? LONG TERM GOALS. What do you need to do (extra training, additional education) to get...

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Most Common Reasons Why You Failed a Background Check.

Anyone who is anyone knows about background checks. These checks aren't just limited to the forensic world either. So let's explore the most common reasons why someone would fail a background check: Criminal Record. If you've been convicted of a crime and the job you are applying to requires...

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Newest Course: Strange and Unusual Suicides Using Cutting Equipment

So excited to announce our newest course, Strange and Unusual Suicides, which is scheduled to launch on Monday December 12 2016. As you can imagine from the title, the course presents several cases studies of unusual suicide cases involving equipment you would find in a manufacturing type of...

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Sherri Rasmussen: Killed by Scorned LAPD Officer

Stephanie Lazarus. I stumbled across a podcast (in one of my previous blog posts I mentioned how I love listening to podcasts) that dissects and reviews various cases. Sprinkled with audio and commentary, I immediately noticed the latest podcast's episode featuring Sherri Rasmussen murder by...

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